Fees: Standard £ 76 Conc £29 Full £155 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only
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In this practical course you will be introduced to basic crochet. We will look at casting on, crocheting simple stitches such as, chain, slip, single, treble and double treble crochet. You will learn how to hold the hook and the basics of tension. You will cover further techniques depending on individual progress.
Anyone with an interest in beginning to develop simple crochet skills.
No prior experience is necessary, just the desire to learn this fun and satisfying craft.
Identify use for types of hooks and yarns. Hold hook and thread correctly Discover and identify your own tension by crocheting a sample. Cast on and off. Make types of stitch: chain, slip, single, treble and double treble crochet. Create a simple square used for making blankets. Learn how to crochet simple garments using the stitches above (scarf, hat etc') Develop further skills following consultation with the tutor.
Individual practical work. Small group projects. Whole group activities.
Practice between classes to make good progress.
Progress is assessed through discussing the work individually and in groups and recorded in your own individual learning plan.
Try other craft courses to diversify your skills.
One each 4mm and 3mm hooks A ball of double knitting (100 grammes) in own colour choice (not dark or black colours please). The above can be sourced online.
Help with literacy or numeracy is available through the basic education programme and the ESOL programme offers help for speakers of other languages. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Details of all available support can be found on our website (hfals.co.uk), in the Guide and the Student handbook, or from teaching or Reception staff.